Definition of mercury sublimate in English:

mercury sublimate

noun

Chemistry
historical
  • Corrosive sublimate.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in William Bullein (c1515–1576), physician. From mercury + sublimate, after post-classical Latin mercurius sublimatus; compare also post-classical Latin argentum vivum sublimatum.

Pronunciation

mercury sublimate

/ˌməːkjʊri ˈsʌblɪmeɪt/